Architecture is part of a country’s cultural identity. This refers to the planning, designing, and constructing of a wide range of buildings.
Germany’s diverse history is reflected in its architecture. Every major European style from Roman to Post Modern can be found across the country. Centuries of political fragmentation led to regional diversity. During World War Two, most large cities were destroyed, which resulted in extensive rebuilding characterized by simple modernist architecture. This is a collection of DW's latest content on architecture.
The #DailyDrone shows you all 46 UNESCO natural and cultural Heritage Sites in Germany. The historic city centers of Stralsund and Wismar are symbolic of the heyday of the Hanseatic League. Let our drone show you the almost completely preserved old towns with their brick Gothic architecture.